How much does a Freelancer make?

Updated Nov. 25, 2021
$45,991 /yr
Average Base Pay

29 salaries

$26K

Low

$46K

Average

$81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Freelancer is $45,991 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Freelancer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 29 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelancer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Freelance Writer$49,503 /yr
L3
Senior Writer$78,080 /yr
L4
Staff Writer$38,168 /yr
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Google
4.5

Google

Freelancer
About 

$77K -$108K

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$77K

$108K

$76,878 - $107,760 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelancer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$19 -$38

 hourly

$19

$38

$19 - $38 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelancer
About 

$28K -$54K

$28K

$54K

$27,904 - $54,442 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$15 -$19

 hourly

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelancer - Contractor
About 

$20K -$52K

$20K

$52K

$19,688 - $51,862 Range

4.4

Self-employed

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$19 -$43

 hourly

$19

$43

$19 - $43 Range

Valnet Inc.
3.9

Valnet Inc.

Freelancer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$8 -$22

 hourly

$8

$22

$8 - $22 Range

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Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

4.4

The Self Employed Association

Freelancer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$20 -$31

 hourly

$20

$31

$20 - $31 Range

I Challenge Myself
4.1

I Challenge Myself

Freelancer
About 

$48K -$87K

$48K

$87K

$48,373 - $86,725 Range

Scotiabank
3.9

Scotiabank

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Freelancer - Intern
About 

$20K -$22K

$20K

$22K

$20,363 - $22,030 Range

CIBC
3.9

CIBC

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Tim Hortons
3.4

Tim Hortons

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Bell Canada
3.9

Bell Canada

Freelancer
About 

$50K -$54K

$50K

$54K

$50,135 - $54,098 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

$3K

$3K

$2,860 - $3,132 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$30 -$32

 hourly

$30

$32

$30 - $32 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$75 -$81

 hourly

$75

$81

$75 - $81 Range

lululemon
4.4

lululemon

Freelancer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$75 -$82

 hourly

$75

$82

$75 - $82 Range

University of Guelph
4.5

University of Guelph

Freelancer - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelancer salaries

The national average salary for a Freelancer is $45,991 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Freelancer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 29 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelancer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelancer in Canada is $81,161 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelancer in Canada is $26,062 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent freelance salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$34,000
per year
A SDS Author in the Vancouver Area area reported making $34,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$80
hourly
A Freelancer in the Toronto Area area reported making $80 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$15,000
per year
A Script Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $15,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
A Writer and Editor in the Edmonton Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$17
hourly
A Freelancer in the Calgary Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Market Access Writer in the Montreal Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
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